Speaker Biography


Upcoming Events

How to Communicate HighTech to the Market: PR/Marketing Workshop for Scientists and Startups
OSA Entrepreneur Training workshop available at Laser Munich 2105.
24 June - 24 June 2015
Location: Messe Munchen, Munich, Germany

Workshop on State of the Art Integrated Photonics
This workshop continues a series of OIDA workshops that reviews the state of the art in photonic integration. It aims to address several questions related to the limits of commercialization of integrated photonics:
03 November - 03 November 2015
Location: OSA Office, Washington, DC, USA

Speaker Biography

David A. Belorte, Editor-in-Chief, Industrial Laser Solutions
David A. Belforte is an internationally recognized advocate for laser material processing. As the Editor-in-Chief of Industrial Laser Solutions for Manufacturing, and through his consulting firm, Belforte Associates, he has a long and distinguished career in the field as a: researcher, process developer, manufacturer, publisher and author. He has lectured internationally in most of the industrially developed nations where he has been called the ‘Laser Pope’ in Germany, “Mr. Industrial Laser’ in Japan and the ‘Father of Laser Job-shops in China’. Additionally he was awarded the prestigious Schawlow medal for his contributions to the world-wide advancement of industrial laser materials processing.